IMCD opens Tokyo office

5 Apr 2016

Dutch speciality chemicals and food ingredients distributor IMCD has opened an office in Tokyo, Japan, marking the latest in a succession of steps that the company has taken to build a stronghold in Asia-Pacific.

IMCD opens Tokyo office

Dutch speciality chemicals and food ingredients distributor IMCD has opened an office in Tokyo, Japan, marking the latest in a succession of steps that the company has taken to build a stronghold in Asia-Pacific.

Shunsaku Kubo has been appointed Managing Director IMCD Japan effective 1 April 2016. Kubo holds a Bachelor degree of Chemical Engineering from the Kobe University in Japan and MBA from University of Leicester in the UK. He also brings 24 years of experience in senior managerial positions, having worked for some of the leading chemical companies.

“We have some very strong relationships with leading Japanese suppliers of high quality ingredients and by opening this office we want to be closer to them and further strengthen that good relationship,” said Gabriele Bonomi, Executive Committee member of IMCD. “In addition, we intend to bring some of our existing top class suppliers to the Japanese market, utilising our global market presence and product knowledge.”

Japan joins IMCD’s expanding network of active countries within the Asia-Pacific region - Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

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